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Forum: Hybrids Today, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By estación seca
There are a few Phals that get cool temperatures...

There are a few Phals that get cool temperatures in winter, and a few that are deciduous.

These are not much used in hybridizing the Phals sold in supermarkets. Most of these hybrid Phals are warm...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By estación seca
I will... but try Andy's. That's where I got this...

I will... but try Andy's. That's where I got this one.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! Look at this...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Look at this thread for growing information from a Japanese company specializing in this kind of Dendrobium:
Need Help with my new*Dendrobium Wave King Akebono...
Forum: Propagation Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! Most people...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Most people prepare the medium hot to boiling, pour and let cool. I've never used guar. I don't know whether it ever gets firm(ish) at room temperature.

I would...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By estación seca
Talk to friends in southern California. The...

Talk to friends in southern California. The common orange ones are sold as landscaping plants. They can unpot one and send it bare-root. Amaryllids hardly notice such treatment.

Or somebody could...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By estación seca
Years ago I gave two Super Soakers to the kids of...

Years ago I gave two Super Soakers to the kids of some friends of mine. The kids were about 5 and 7. I told them "DO NOT USE THESE TO SQUIRT YOUR MOTHER WHEN SHE'S NOT LOOKING." :evil:

You can...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-25-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By estación seca
Most of the water quality reports I've seen...

Most of the water quality reports I've seen people discuss here do mention something about calcium and magnesium content. Sometimes it is disguised as total hardness or grains of hardness or the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-25-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By estación seca
Almost all dissolved solids in the US are calcium...

Almost all dissolved solids in the US are calcium and magnesium carbonates. One can read the annual water quality report found online at the water utility to find this information.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-25-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By estación seca
You can read notes of Brandon's talk to the...

You can read notes of Brandon's talk to the Desert Valley Orchid Society (DVOS) on how he grows Paphs. Use Advanced Search to search on "Tam" and my partial username "estación seca" - note the search...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 01-25-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By estación seca
Laelia gouldiana 'Greta Garbo'

Growing in the crotch of a jacaranda tree at my mom's house in Mission Viejo, Orange County, California. She lives less than a mile inland from the Interstate 5 freeway. It has made one spike each...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-23-2022, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By estación seca
What are your temperatures and humidity? This is...

What are your temperatures and humidity? This is a warm-growing, humidity-loving species.

When you say poor medium, do you mean old or something else?

Phals usually carry more leaves in warm,...
Forum: Hybrids 01-23-2022, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By estación seca
Phal. violacea and other star-flowered species...

Phal. violacea and other star-flowered species also have much warmer temperatures in habitat than most people keep in their houses. In summer when my growing area is hot I don't worry at all about...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-23-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,578
Posted By estación seca
Agree. I wait until they come off with the...

Agree. I wait until they come off with the gentlest tug. This is many months after they begin turning yellow. If you pull too hard or too early you will pull the plant out of the pot or break off the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-23-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By estación seca
I think your mix will be fine.

I think your mix will be fine.
Forum: Propagation 01-22-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By estación seca
It's too small. Let it get 2-3 good sized leaves...

It's too small. Let it get 2-3 good sized leaves and more roots the size of the biggest one. Just cut it off with a sterile razor blade or hobby knife. Pot it into your favorite Phal potting mix and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-22-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By estación seca
Will your home be warmer in spring or summer? I...

Will your home be warmer in spring or summer? I agree the medium looks OK for now, and that repotting after more than 2 years is a good idea. However, if you will have warmer ambient temperatures in...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-22-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! When you say...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

When you say it's small, how small? Very small seedlings need smaller particles than what is in the mix you bought.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-22-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-20-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-20-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-19-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By estación seca
Botrytis spotting is a problem for all flowers...

Botrytis spotting is a problem for all flowers that bloom in winter! The fungus prefers very high humidity and stagnant air, which is common in a tightly closed greenhouse during cold weather. It can...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-19-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,409
Posted By estación seca
Yes. My dad was an electrical engineer who built...

Yes. My dad was an electrical engineer who built our TV and stereo from Heathkit kits. Some of the earliest subatomic particle research involved firing high-energy electrons at very thin sheets of...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-19-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By estación seca
Now I see the photos. Your plant has fewer spots...

Now I see the photos. Your plant has fewer spots than mine. :crackup:

How do you water it, and how often? The spots appear to be mostly on old leaves at the base. It is a warm growing plant. Mine...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-19-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By estación seca
Do you have an orchid society near you? Older...

Do you have an orchid society near you? Older members might have this. I've seen huge specimens in larger orchid shows. I think it's survived in a lot of collections because it's an easy to grow...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-19-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,409
Posted By estación seca
Black-and-white cathode ray tubes have black...

Black-and-white cathode ray tubes have black screens. The electron beam induces white fluorescence. The older tubes, used in electrical instruments like oscilloscopes, have black screens with green...
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